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New England Vacay: Day 7 – Homeward Bound at last

Thursday September 3, 2009
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New England Vacay: Day 7 – Homeward Bound at last

(I’m blogging about our New England Vacation.  You can use these links to catch up on Day 1 , Day 2,  Day 3,  Day 4,  Day 5, and Day 6.  I’m sure you’re getting sick of it, but this is the last day!) It was Saturday, our last day in Maine.   The plan was...

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New England Vacay Day 6 – Lighthouses, Fog & Kabobs Oh My!

Wednesday September 2, 2009
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New England Vacay Day 6 – Lighthouses, Fog & Kabobs Oh My!

(I’m blogging about our New England Vacation.  You can use these links to catch up on Day 1 , Day 2,  Day 3,  Day 4, and Day 5). Day  6 was Friday, our last full day in Maine.  It was not shaping up to be a hot beach day, so we decided to check...

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New England Vacay — Day 5: Trains, Chowda & Lobsta

Tuesday September 1, 2009
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New England Vacay — Day 5:  Trains, Chowda & Lobsta

(I’m blogging about our New England Vacation.  You can use these links to catch up on Day 1 , Day 2,  Day 3, and Day 4). Day 5 was Thursday.   We decided to take a train ride.  I had gone with the kids a couple of years ago, but thought this would be...

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New England Vacay … day 4 – Hello Maine!

Monday August 31, 2009
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New England Vacay … day 4 – Hello Maine!

(I’m blogging about our New England Vacation.  You can use these links to catch up on Day 1 , Day 2, and Day 3) We arrived at our destination in Portland Tuesday evening.   My friend Jo was kind enough to put up with us up.   When Wednesday dawned bright and sunny, we knew we...

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New England Vacay Day 3 – Attitash

Sunday August 30, 2009
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New England Vacay Day 3 – Attitash

(I’m blogging about our New England Vacation.  You can use these links to catch up on Day 1 and Day 2) It was our last day in New Hampshire.   We didn’t have firm plans, but thought we would find something in the area to do before driving over to Maine.    After reviewing the various...

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New England Vacay continues .. Day 2: Storyland!

Sunday August 30, 2009
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New England Vacay continues .. Day 2: Storyland!

(The New England Adventure starts here) It was our first full day in New Hampshire and Storyland was on the menu.   It was, in fact, the reason we picked this area for the first part of our trip. Storyland is an amusement park geared for the younger crowd.  It doesn’t have big thrill rides,...

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The Great New England Adventure … Part I

Saturday August 29, 2009
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The Great New England Adventure … Part I

We’ve been back a week, so I guess it’s time to start blogging about it.  Considering I have over 200 pictures (and those are just the keepers), it’s a little overwhelming. We spent a week in New England – 2 and a half days in New Hampshire and then the rest of the week...

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WFMW: My Best Travel Tips with Kids

Tuesday August 25, 2009
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WFMW:   My Best Travel Tips with Kids

Many folks have blogged about their tips for roadtripping with kids.  I know because I read many of them as I prepared for our big New England adventure.   Now that we’re back, I’ll share a few of the things worked for me. Travel Time – Leave early, or leave late. Our drive time North...

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Camping at Buggs

Wednesday August 12, 2009
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Camping at Buggs

We had another fun camping weekend at “Buggs Island” (aka Kerr Lake, or even more officially John H. Kerr Reservoir).  We have been camping and boating here every summer since before we got married.  We always stay at the North Bend Park, which is just outside of South Hill, VA and about 4 hours...

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New Year, Same Old Thing

Sunday January 4, 2009
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New Year, Same Old Thing

Every year, for the past I-don’t-know-how-many-years, we’ve gotten together with friends at a cabin in Front Royal over New Years.  The cabin is owned by a kind family called the Orrisons, who generously share it with our group.  I’ve been going to “Orrisons” since I was in college with Randy & Kim and it’s...

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